Guwahati: Allahabad Bank Machkhowa branch sealed


GUWAHATI: Kamrup (Metropolitan) district administration has sealed Machkhowa Branch of Allahabad Bank in Guwahati after it received information that some of the COVID-19 patients have recently transacted money at the bank.

“As it has been ascertained that some COVID-19 Positive patients have recently transacted money at Allahabad Bank, Machkhowa Branch, Guwahati, hence, in the interest of maintenance of public hygiene and to prevent further spread of COVID-19 virus, all kinds of transactions as well as administrative functions of Allahabad Bank, Machkhowa Branch, Guwahati is hereby prohibited with immediate effect,” stated in an official order issued by the deputy commissioner (DC).

The authority of the Branch will suspend all kinds of activities immediately and the officials of the branch will be home quarantined till their swab test reports are made available by the heealth department.

District Surveillance Officer of Kamrup (Metro) District will collect samples from each of the officials of the Allahabad Bank Branch immediately and also ascertain further contacts with the officials of the branch.